Leitrim students develop farm safety calendar for 2024
Amy Forde
Each month has a different farm safety tip or piece of advice based on what is happening on many farms across the country in that month.
20 November 2023 News
New quad bike rules now in place
Helmets and training are now required by farmers in order to operate a quad bike.
13 September 2023 News
Heavy workload a barrier to safety for 90% of farmers – study
Farmers were asked in a study what they perceived as barriers to safety on their farms.
ATU study looks at key risks and hazards for farmers
This research aims to develop an intervention strategy to support decision-making factors of Irish farmers to reduce injury, illness and fatalities.
9 September 2023 News
Limerick mart to host ‘life-saving’ youth tractor course
The event will run on Thursday 17 August in Kilmallock Mart.
14 August 2023 News
New wave of farm vehicle inspections
Vehicle maintenance will be a focal point of the new inspections and providing evidence of service history will be a requirement.
2 August 2023 Northern Ireland
Macra urges farmers to 'pause and review' farm safety
This week is the 11th annual Farm Safety Week and Macra members are encouraged to avail of the farm safety grant opportunity.
20 July 2023 News
Remember farm safety every day, says UFU
Three of the eight fatal workplace accidents that occurred in Northern Ireland during 2022/2023 happened on farms.
19 July 2023 Northern Ireland
Young Galway farmer wins Teagasc farm safety art competition
Teagasc farm safety mascot Jessy the sheep dog was the main highlight for Teagasc farm safety art competition.
19 July 2023 News
Farm safety week: farmers urged to make safety a way of life by IFA
IFA president Tim Cullinan encouraged farmers to take time this week to review working practices to ensure their farm is safe for them, their families and anyone else who may be on their farm.
17 July 2023 News
Planning key to reducing risks on farm
Often the weather decides so much on Irish farms. However, advance planning can help reduce the risk of a farm accidents happening and is absolutely necessary for effective farm management.
12 July 2023 Farm safety
Change in attitude and behaviours not coming fast enough
IFA president Tim Cullinan speaks about his hopes for Farm Safety Week 2023.
12 July 2023 Farm safety